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  • His favourite word is parks.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 61.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great sharing #UPSCan40 stage with Pres Mike T, @vaughan_mayor and classic 1st delivery cab http://t.co/s8nBgJRvHL

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Buzz on floor @PDAC2015 over @hongregrickford Fed funding to get Ontario Ring of Fire road study moving http://t.co/UlFXHbLOjH

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Mike Tierney and 11,500 UPS Canada employees on 40 years package delivery and more http://t.co/hwQ2uSarCT

Posted on Twitter Celebrating UPS 40th anniversary @ Toronto hub this morning..Thornhill's biggest employer! http://t.co/D7FoUIOwPS

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter New at @PDAC2015 this year: a full service DFATD booth for resource sector players foreign and domestic http://t.co/bZfPZOK3mN

Posted on Twitter World's largest prospector and mining convention bigger than ever - both sides of Toronto Convention Centre http://t.co/COr0cDIo50

This week

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Nipissing—Timiskaming. I am delighted to speak today to the pipeline safety act. When it ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, I will be splitting my time with the member for Lanark—Frontenac—Lennox and Addington. It is truly tragic that in 2015, the House finds that ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, our government is proud to support projects that create jobs, grow the economy, and protect the environment. That is why we have invested significantly ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Flag Mr. Speaker, in this week in which we have celebrated the 50th anniversary of our glorious Canadian flag, I rise today to recognize a constituent affectionately ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Digital Journal Government of Canada Support Helps Markham Software Company Grow and ... FedDev Ontario Minister Gary Goodyear, along with Thornhill MP Peter Kent, announced up to $625,000 for a Markham technology company. HubHead Corp. provides asset-intensive businesses with world-class software solutions for visualizing, building, ...

Spoke in the House on Journey to Freedom Day Act Mr. Speaker, I rise enthusiastically in the few minutes left in debate to support Bill S-219, the journey to freedom day act. I spent a significant ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would agree with my colleague's concluding comments on the NDP motion being considerably less than well thought through. I would also agree in ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Joe Rotman Mr. Speaker, Canada lost one of its truest supporters of arts and culture yesterday with the passing of Joe Rotman. A passionate supporter of the arts, ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, earlier this month we witnessed the terrorist attacks in Paris. One of the targets, tragically, was a kosher grocery store. Too often we have ...

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Peter Kent: Shen Yun Showcases 'The highest principles of human nature' Peter Kent, Conservative MP for the riding of Thornhill, said Shen Yun's story-based dance showcases "the highest principles of human nature, of human culture and civilization.” (Evan Ning/Epoch Times) ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Kent wants Joe Oliver to fund HPV vaccine for boys Conservative MP Peter Kent, who spent much of this year being treated for throat and tongue cancer, says he's going to ask federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver to consider funding HPV vaccinations for boys in the 2015 budget. Kent revealed over the summer ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says A Toronto-area MP says a local businessman sentenced in Cuba to 15 years in prison should be sent back to Canada. Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cy Tokmakjian's 15-year sentence 'outrageous,' Peter Kent says Cy Tokmakjian, who owns of the Ontario-based automotive company Tokmakjian Group, could be expelled from the Caribbean country or transferred to a Canadian facility instead of serving out his sentence there, Peter Kent said Sunday. "It's obvious an ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun (blog) PETER KENT'S CANCER: will it help with public funding of HPV vaccination in ... Conservative MP Peter Kent recently disclosed his battle against tongue and throat cancer, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). The upside of Kent's experience is that it may help convince more parents to get their sons vaccinated against HPV. And it ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-15, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act and ... As usual, I'll begin with a brief statement and then would be pleased to answer any questions that members may have. As you know, there are ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Review of the Draft Federal Sustainable Development Strategy 2013-2016 Thank you, Chair. It's always a pleasure to visit. Let me start off by expressing my sincere appreciation for the opportunity to discuss the 2013-2016 draft ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. Good morning. Good morning, everyone. Mr. Chair, I will start by expressing my sincere appreciation to the committee for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 425 to 432 (Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012) ... Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. As you have heard, with me today is my deputy minister, Bob Hamilton; the CEO of Parks Canada, Alan Latourelle; ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. Good morning, honourable members. Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here this morning as you commence your study of Bill C-38. I will ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for this abbreviated session, circumstances being what they are. With me today are ...